Toddler found safe after being kidnapped during carjacking in Fort Worth, police say

The three suspects accused are still on the run

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FORT WORTH, Texas – A mother’s worst nightmare came true after her vehicle was stolen in Fort Worth with her 1-year-old child inside on Saturday.

The child was found safely, but the three suspects responsible are still on the run, according to the Fort Worth Police Department.

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NBCDFW reports the incident began at 12:45 p.m. Saturday in the 1300 block of Orange Street.

The mother called FWPD, claiming the three suspects, two men and a woman, approached the vehicle and assaulted her 12-year-old child, NBCDFW reports.

The suspects then stole the vehicle and took off with the 1-year-old child still inside, authorities said.

On Saturday evening, police found the toddler, uninjured, on Chamita Lane, not far from where the vehicle was stolen.

The 12-year-old was treated for non-life-threatening injuries. Both children have been reunited with their mother, NBCDFW reports.

A description of the suspects is unavailable. Search efforts are still ongoing and we’ll bring more updates as they become available.

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